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City of Vicksburg honors gymnast Natica Johnson for her success



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Mayor George Flaggs Jr. honors Gymnast Natica Johnson on behalf of the City of Vicksburg. (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs Jr. honored Vicksburg native Natica Johnson at the Vicksburg Convention Center on Saturday.

Johnson was honored for the accomplishments of the first Junior Olympic National Champion from the state of Mississippi, the first Junior Olympic National Championship team member from the state of Mississippi and the first Division 1 NCAA Gymnastics Scholarship recipient from the state of Mississippi.

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Mayor George Flaggs Jr. presents Natica Johnson with honors for her vast achievements and inspiration to the community. (Photo by Keith Phillips)

Flaggs expressed how proud the City of Vicksburg is to have a native achieve so much and how the city is supporting her. Johnson has become an inspiration to many.

Johnson attended the University of Auburn and was named SEC Gymnast of the Week in 2004.

The City of Vicksburg will continue to happily highlight Johnson’s success over the years.  She continues to be an inspiration and is a positive light within the community.


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